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The language myth : why language is not an instinct

Author: Vyvyan Evans
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Italian
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Drawing on cutting-edge research, Evans presents an alternative to the received wisdom, showing how language and the mind really work.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vyvyan Evans
ISBN: 9781107619753 1107619750
OCLC Number: 908159208
Description: xi, 304 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; 1. Language and mind rethought; 2. Is human language unrelated to animal communication systems?; 3. Are there language universals?; 4. Is language innate?; 5. Is language a distinct module in the mind?; 6. Is there a universal Mentalese?; 7. Is thought independent of language?; 8. Language and mind regained.
Responsibility: Vyvyan Evans.

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'A much-needed, comprehensive critique of universal grammar. Vyvyan Evans builds a compelling case that will be difficult to refute.' David Crystal, author of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language Read more...

 
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